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Bob Russell (II) (1914–1970)

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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Known For

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Soundtrack
(1994)
The Aviator
The Aviator Soundtrack
(2004)
The Master
The Master Soundtrack
(2012)
When Harry Met Sally...
(1989)

Filmography

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 2016 Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (TV Movie) (writer: "Crazy He Calls Me" - as Russell)
 2016 Agent Carter (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Edge of Mystery (2016) ... (writer: "Busy As A Bee (I'm Buzz, Buzz, Buzzin')" - uncredited)
- Life of the Party (2016) ... (writer: "Busy As A Bee (I'm Buzz, Buzz, Buzzin')" - uncredited)
 2015 Fallout 4 (Video Game) (writer: "Crazy He Calls Me")
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Will Forte/Natasha Lyonne/Stephen Perkins (2015) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2015 It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "Misirlou")
 2015 TFI Friday (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 19th Anniversary Special (2015) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2015 Carol (writer: "No Other Love")
 2014 Marcus Finds a Voice (Short) (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2014 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (2014) ... (writer: "Maria Elena" - uncredited)
 2013 Secret Voices of Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I've Been Kissed Before" from An Affair in Trinidad)
 2013 42 (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 2013 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.7 (2013) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2013 The Graham Norton Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Quentin Tarantino/James McAvoy/Alan Davies/Emeli Sandé (2013) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mazel Tov, Dummies! (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - uncredited)
 2012 The Master (writer: "No Other Love")
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Movie Night (2012) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2012 Small Apartments (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Early Metal US (2011) ... (writer: "Misirlou A Swingin Affair")
 2011 Australia's Funniest Home Video Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #22.35 (2011) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 August 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother" - uncredited)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #19.152 (2011) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.131 (2011) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.98 (2011) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "Misirlou" (Uncredited))
 2010 Private Practice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Love Bites (2010) ... (writer: "Crazy He Calls Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Benny Nilsson (2009) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" - uncredited)
 2009 Iron Maiden: Flight 666 (Documentary) (writer: "Brazil")
 2009 Jefferson Anderson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Veli (2009) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2008 Fallout 3 (Video Game) (lyrics: "Crazy He Calls Me")
 2008 The Burning Plain (lyrics: "No More" (1944))
 2008 Of Time and the City (Documentary) (writer: "He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother")
 2008 The Best Movie (writer: "Brazil" - as Bob Russell)
 2007 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #1 - Las Vegas (2007) ... (writer: "Ballerina")
 2007 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (2007) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (writer: "Brazil")
 2007 Great Performances (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song (2007) ... (lyrics: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me")
 2007 A Very British Gangster (Documentary) (as Russell, "Misirlou")
 2006 Steps (Short) (writer: "Ballerina")
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 40 #3 (2006) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2004 The Aviator (lyrics: "Brazil" (1939))
 2004 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 4 Performance Show: Big Band (2004) ... (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
- Top 10 Performance Show: The 60's (2004) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2004 Singapore Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular Show 1 - Parents' Choice (2004) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2004 Melinda and Melinda (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (1942))
 2004 Riding Giants (Documentary) (writer: "Misirlou")
 2003 A Touch of Frost (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Another Life (2003) ... (lyrics: "Brazil" ("Aquarelo Do Brasil") - uncredited)
 2003 Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection (Video documentary) (writer: "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis")
 2003 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Idol Worship (2003) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2003 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Brother, My Keeper (2003) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" - uncredited)
 2001 One Night with Robbie Williams (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me")
 2001 I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Babalu (Babalú)")
 2001 Zoolander ("He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother", "He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother")
 2001 Russian Doll (writer: "Frenesí" - as Russel)
 2001 Inside the Osmonds (TV Movie) (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Misirlou" - as Sidney Keith Russell)
 2000 Making of: Taxi (Video documentary short) (writer: "Misirlou")
 2000 Fiasco ("Myndin af þér")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (writer: "I DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT YOU")
 1999 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Home Alone (1999) ... (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - uncredited)
 1998 A Night at the Roxbury ("He Ain't Heavy...He's My Brother")
 1998 Living Out Loud (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1998 The Odd Couple II ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1998/I Taxi ("Misirlou")
 1998 Sphere (lyrics: "DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE")
 1997 The Big One (Documentary) (writer: "Misirlou" (1946))
 1996 Space Jam (writer: "Misirlou")
 1996 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 22 Short Films About Springfield (1996) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 1995 Eastern Championship Wrestling (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.44 (1995) ... (writer: "Misirlou" - as S.K. Russell)
- Episode #3.26 (1995) ... (writer: "Misirlou")
 1995 The Bridges of Madison County (writer: "Blue Gardenia")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Capital of Baseball (1994) ... (writer: "Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me")
 1994 Paperback Romance (lyrics: "Brazil")
 1994 Priest (writer: "HE AIN'T HEAVY HE'S MY BROTHER")
 1994 Pulp Fiction (writer: "Misirlou")
 1993 Noel's Christmas Presents (TV Movie) (writer: "He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother")
 1991 Wild Blade (lyrics: "Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me")
 1991 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1991) ... (writer: "Ballerina")
 1991 The Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Brazil")
 1991 F.D.N.Y.: Brothers in Battle (Documentary) (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 1990 Avalon (music: "Dance Ballerina Dance")
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (writer: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me")
 1989 When Harry Met Sally... (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1988 Full Moon in Blue Water (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1988 Rambo III (writer: "HE AIN'T HEAVY... HE'S MY BROTHER")
 1987 Emu's Wide World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (1987) ... (writer: "I Fear Nothing" - uncredited)
 1987 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1987 Radio Days (lyrics: "Frenesi" (1939), "Babalu" (1941))
 1986 Tough Guys (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1986 Miss Mary (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - as R. Russell)
 1985 Brazil (lyrics: "Aquarela do Brasil")
 1984 Maria's Lovers (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1984 Undercover (writer: "Too Much Raspberry")
 1983 Kiss My Grits (writer: "Would I Love You" - as B. Russell)
 1980 Stardust Memories (lyrics: "Brazil" (1939))
 1980 Rough Cut (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - uncredited)
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 October 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 1973 Teresa the Thief (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Never No Lament))
 1972 The Catcher (TV Movie) (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1972 Fol-de-Rol (TV Movie) (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 1970-1971 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #7.14 (1971) ... (lyrics: "Brazil" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.19 (1970) ... (lyrics: "Brazil" - uncredited)
 1969 Pop Go the Sixties! (TV Movie) (writer: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother")
 1968-1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- My Sister the Star (1969) ... (writer: "Whole New World")
- Song of Bertrille (1968) ... (writer: "Whole New World")
 1969 Rascal (writer: "Summer Sweet" - as Bobby Russell)
 1969 Blood of Dracula's Castle (lyrics: "The Next Train Out")
 1969 The 41st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "For Love of Ivy")
 1969 Smith! (performer: "The Ballad of Smith and Gabriel Jimmyboy") / (writer: "The Ballad of Smith and Gabriel Jimmyboy")
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lucy and Carol Burnett (1969) ... ("You Came a Long Way From St. Louis")
 1968 For Love of Ivy (lyrics: "For Love of Ivy")
 1968 The 40th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "The Eyes of Love")
 1967 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- On the Road with Duke Ellington (1967) ... (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1967 Banning (lyrics: "The Eyes of Love")
 1967 Center Stage (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Barbara McNair and Duke Ellington Special (1967) ... (lyrics: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1961 A Matter of WHO (lyrics: "A Matter of Who") / (music: "A Matter of Who")
 1961 The Last Time I Saw Archie (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.4 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - uncredited)
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Vicious Dog (1958) ... (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1958 Sing Boy Sing (writer: "Would I Love You?")
 1958 The Girl Most Likely (lyrics: "The Girl Most Likely")
 1958 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lovey-Dovey (1958) ... (writer: "Lovebirds")
  The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1957) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1957)
- Episode #2.9 (1957) ... (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Any More" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.16 (1957) ... (music: "Ballerina" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.12 (1957) ... (music: "Ballerina" - uncredited)
 1957 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Jack in Paris (1957) ... (lyrics: "Happy")
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It (writer: "Spread the Word" - uncredited)
 1956 The Naked Hills (lyrics: "The Four Seasons")
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Together with Music (1955) ... (music: "Ballerina" - uncredited)
 1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (writer: "You Came A Long Way From St. Louis")
 1955 Three for the Show (lyrics: "I've Been Kissed Before") / (music: "I've Been Kissed Before")
 1954 The Long Wait (writer: "ONCE")
 1953 The Blue Gardenia (writer: "Blue Gardenia")
 1952 Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd ("Away Ay Aye Ay", "Meet Captain Kidd", "A Bachelor's Life", "Tonight We Sail", "Speak to Me of the Tall Pine", "North of Nowhere")
 1952 Don't Bother to Knock (lyrics: "A Rollin' Stone" - uncredited)
 1952 Porque peca la mujer (writer: "Es Que Yo Te Quiero Tanto" - as Bob Russel)
 1952 Affair in Trinidad (writer: "I've Been Kissed Before", "Trinidad Lady" - uncredited)
 1952 Sound Off (lyrics: "Bugle Blues", "It's the Beast in Me", "My Lady Love")
 1952 Jack and the Beanstalk (writer: "Jack and the Beanstalk", "I Fear Nothing", "Darlene", "Dreamer's Cloth", "He Never Looked Better In His Life")
 1951 Rawhide (lyrics: "A Rollin' Stone")
 1950 No Way Out (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" - uncredited)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss (lyrics: "I Know, I Know, I Know")
 1949 Adventures in Jazz (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (1949) ... (writer: "Warm Valley")
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities (lyrics: "Who Dat Up There?")
 1945 The Mouse Comes to Dinner (Short) (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Any More" - uncredited)
 1944 Brazil (lyrics: "Brazil" - as S.K. Russell)
 1944 Swingtime Holiday (Short) (writer: "Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me")
 1944 Artistry in Rhythm (Short) (writer: "Taboo")
 1944 Jam Session (lyrics: - as S.K. Russell) / (lyrics: "Brazil (Aquarela do Brasil)")
 1943/I Popular Science (Documentary short) (writer: "Brazil")
 1943 The Gang's All Here (lyrics: "Brazil (Aquarela Do Brasil)" - uncredited)
 1943 So's Your Uncle (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1943 Gals, Incorporated (lyrics: "Brazil (Aquarela do Brasil)" - uncredited)
 1943 Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Short) (lyrics: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")
 1941 Down Mexico Way (lyrics: "Maria Elena" - as S.K. Russell)
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